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Hey guys....just installed my dc header today.....there's not that much gain....but you can feel a little difference....as far as looks....they look very nice....but i havent really noticed a huge power gain....but overall i give it a 5 out of 10....let me know what you guys think
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Do you have any pics to post?

You don't feel ANY powergain? How does it sound?
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do those cheese cloth lookin wrapping fabrics work? ive seen ppl wrap up there header with that.. it suppose to keep it cooler?
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I think it acts like a heatshield. So the hot exhaust gases don't affect ambient air temperature of the engine bay. Our stock headers came with a heatshield btw but it is a metal one.
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how much did you get it for??
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<< Hey guys....just installed my dc header today.....there's not that much gain....but you can feel a little difference....as far as looks....they look very nice....but i havent really noticed a huge power gain....but overall i give it a 5 out of 10....let me know what you guys think >>



Hopefully you dont feel a huge power gain! Your not supposed to get it too hot for the first while, which means keeping the RPMs low for a couple days!
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just wait till we get a downpipe with a racing cat- idcivic has one from ebay and he says it works wonders.
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Yeah, with the stock downpipe and the close couped(sp?) cat. There really isn't much gain. Sure do look nice though.
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Yeah I put the racing downpipe on, its a good combo with the DC header, only problem is I am not using the 2nd o2 sensor, I am about to hook up an o2 simulator I bought that simulates the cat's readings at different RPM's. I just gotta figure out the wires to hook it on my ecu!
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